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Sep 9, 2012 8:30am PDT
of the music of latin america. this is a wonderful experiment, because it deals with folk material, connecting with folk material from the north. like you have folk music where the blues come from, and folk music from latin america, folk muc fr south ameca. so this is the idea of pan-american jazz, actually-- connecting the whole americas to one sound. >> hinojosa: so you've named this. you call it pan-american jazz? >> well, it's a movement, i think. it's a movement that started in the 20th century with a lot of people doing it. you know, i learned a lot from paquito, for example. he really... >> hinojosa: paquito d'rivera. >> yes, paquito d'rivera, great cuban saxophonist. he introduced me to a lot of music, playing venezuelan waltzes, playing old contradances. and the desire... a lot of the desire to combine folkloric material with traditional rhythms, with latin american song forms, with jazz, is something that was fascinating to me. >> hinojosa: how did you know that it was jazz for you? how did you know that... jazz? i mean, you could have, you know, ended up playing in an orchestra, you
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in latin america, and in fact the latino presence in the country is the harvest of the empire. >> "harvest of empire: the untold story of latinos in america." a new documentary opens this week based on "democracy now!" juan gonzalez's book, examining how u.s. intervention in latin america forced millions of people to move to the united states. we will speak with juan, as well as co-director eduardo lopez and air excerpts of the found. >> the american nation cannot, must not, and will not permit the establishment of another communist government in the western hemisphere. >> i am here because the united states invaded my country in 1965, and illegal invasion, completely trumped up excuse to invade the dominican republic and crush our democratic hopes. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. at least five people had been killed in u.s. drone strike inside pakistan. a pair of missiles reportedly struck a village in the region of north missouri stand. it is unclear if any civilians were killed. a new study is back
Sep 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
it comes to food, peru is called the "france" of latin america. >> and if you'd like to share your snack recipes, do get in touch. here's how it works. >> savory or sweet, heavy or light -- what is your take away of choice? send us a photograph of your favorite snack and when our global snack apron. send your photo by post or by e- mail to best of luck. >> chile is one of richest countries in latin america. and yet most families who can afford it try to avoid the state-run education system. instead they pay tens of thousands of euros a year to get a good education for their kids privately. many parents and students alike have been protesting against this two class system. for months they've been calling on the government to invest more money in training up the next generation. one woman decided not to wait for the state to respond and used her own funds to bridge the growing education divide. >> a new school year is getting under way at mary anne mÜller prieto's school in santiago de chile. 120 young people have enrolled and the executive director is here to welcome th
Sep 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
free trade agreements in latin america. wpresident that brilliantly dealt with the situation in libya. i think what this president has done is restored our prestige abroad. >> reporter: then there's the clinton question. why is the former president taking a primetime role? >> what president clinton will say is if you're looking for a president who can grow the middle class, create that economic expansion, move away from the policies of the past that crashed your economy and punished the middle class, then barack obama is your guy. >> reporter: all this begins monday, then some say the real race for the white house gets going. melanie alnwick, fox 5 news. >>> a baltimore county church is now raising money to help a teenager's family pay for medical bills after a school shooting. 17-year-old daniel borowy was shot monday the first day of class at perry hall high school and critically injured and remains hospitalized tonight. now the perry hall family worship center has launched a fundraising website to help his family and are organizing a celebration for when borowy is released from t
Sep 16, 2012 8:30am PDT
.s.-mexico issue, or a u.s.-latin america issue. i think it's more of a... going into space created that "a-ha" moment, you know? you get that "a-ha" moment where you say, "i get it." and that's what we're trying to... you know, that's what i was trying to capture by saying that statement, is that it would be great to give that opportunity to every world leader so they can... they too can get that "ah-hah" moment. >> hinojosa: so for u th is still very emoonal. >> yeah. >> hinojosa: i mean, you allow yourself to get teared up about this, because you don't feel like... i mean, you feel like our world is divided, and... tell me. >> no, i think there's always room for improvement in our world. you know, there's conflict throughout the world, and, you know, i think we ought to all try and strive and work to make it a much better place. and if making statements like those can help... i hope it's not hindering. i don't think it's hindering. but if it's able to help, or at least gets one... the president of mexico or the president of the u.s. to think about it a bit more, than to me it's worth it.
Sep 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, and >> former president jimmy carter told an audience at a u.s.-latin america conference that the u.s. should lift the embargo on cuba, and he hopes the next president will seek to improve relations with latin america. from washington d.c., this is 25 minutes. >> good afternoon. it is a great honor to have the chance to introduce a great man. we are very pleased at this conference -- we started with a wonderful presentation by the carquinez speaker during the conference. now we have -- the keynote speaker during the conference. now we have the second keynote speaker. it is a great honor to have president carter with us. president carter is quite a man. this morning, he woke up at 4:00 in the morning. he came from his house, which takes about two hours. he took a taxi from the airport. he got here two hours ago. he is going to give a speech, and after that he goes back. it is remarkable. especially i want to thank you, the audience and myself, for the efforts you are making. when one looks at the history of latin america, especially the involvement in democracy, there is n
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Sep 23, 2012 2:00am EDT
of america. these studies are worth talking about. >> steve, i used to cover latin america it has more laws and regulations than any region that i know of and more law breakers. more laws and regulations sometimes they contradict each other and you have to be a law breaker. that is not good for society. and don't and government brings me where to drive. small banks how can they survive with the rules come talk about regulation. and counterfeiter ben bernanke and making it impossible for seniors and other to get capitol and hurting the capt apt market. that hurts the economy. too. >> i a since that ben bernanke will not be invited to the forbes' christmas party. thank you, gang. why is a new debate erupting over something that the president said when he was a state senator. the crew said everyone's money on the line you don't want to miss it. and new reports suggest that general motors wants the government to hit the road. this new figh proving@a >pópó >> the government picked him to steer general motors and now he's telling the government to get out. he is saying that the treasury departm
Sep 2, 2012 7:30am PDT
in latin america we have a president that brilliantly dealt with the situation in libya, with the arab spring. we have solid relations with china and russia. we're competitive with both. but we're not going to be like governor romney who says on his first day he's going to start a trade war with china. and our biggest geopolitical foe is russia. just those words as enervating and putting a lot of people nervous. i think what this president has done is restored our prestige abroad. we're leaders but we're collaborating with other nations. nato, europe, we're all tackling this economic crisis internationally together. outreach to the third world, to africa, asia, latin america. the president is not running overseas, but everywhere you go, all around the world-- and i travel a lot-- the international community wants to see this president re-elected. obviously, we've got to do it here. >> schieffer: all right, well, i want to thank all of you. >> thank you, bob. >> schieffer: we'll be back to you, and we'll be right back with more from the site of the democratic convention. so stay with us
Sep 18, 2012 8:00am PDT
cuba and the castro brothers. so, he has a specific issue with the united states and latin america which he feels has kind of been abandoned by the obama administration. so, he's trying i think under a number of different ways to get his message across. the problem is that these road blocks that seem to be created by himself keep coming up on the road to the 6th of november. and how do you deal with those, you know, road blocks when you don't have a lot of road left? >> yeah. we're in the 40s right now in terms of the days left. as always, my friend, great job, great interview there. >> that's right. >> with governor romney. appreciate your time, as always. >> always a pleasure. >> all right, my friend. >> thank you. >> jose diaz-balart. >> what does mitt wear to bed? >> really? really? >> i didn't write the question, man. >> mitt and ann romney unplugged. their answers to everything from bedtime attire to snooki versus honey boo boo. >>> and too legit? the new viral mash of president obama. ♪ >> you didn't build that. you didn't build that. oh, oh, oh, oh. ♪ free-credit-score-
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
in africa today, in parts of asia, indian sub continent and latin america, so as of next year, deka and us and this partnership, we will start tto pilot three countries, mexico, paraguay and south africa and roll it out in much bigger numbers in 2014 and beyond, and when we say roll out, we mean place thousands of unit, so take let's say a year like 2014, where we may place 2000 units, that will essentially create, provide about 500, 600 million-liters of fresh drinking water to communities around the world that didn't have it before, so imagine every year, you are actually providing billions of liters of new water. >> all right. u have a demonstration, i want to see this. >> there you go. ♪ >> this is what? >> this is the container with the solar roof, so it is powered by solar energy and you have got the center of the community in that village, and you have got consumers and villagers coming, getting the water,. >> rose: access to media. >> it has got, as you see a dish on the top so it is connected, it has got a little tv screen where people can come and watch the news where they neve
Sep 15, 2012 1:30pm PDT
. they're smoke-free, big chunks in latin america, other countries, china, where the governments own the tobacco companies. the 150 million people moving to the middle class are focusing on it. so a lot of lives will be saved. and maybe that is a pretty good legacy to have. >> not a bad one at all. mr. mayor, thank you for joining us, i really do want to keep on top of the story. thank you. >> thank you. >> and i should note the ban does not take place until march. and what we'll wait to see is in fact if this move makes new york city any healthier. meanwhile, here in malibu, our lucky seven. they have already made the commitment to get fit. how about you? up next we'll get advice from possibly one of the greatest endurance athletes of all time. plus, the world challenger, the nasa astronaut, deciding to rate me from 250 miles high up in the sky. we'll explain. i i had pain in my abdomen...g. it just wouldn't go away. i was spotting, but i had already gone through menopause. these symptoms may be nothing... but they could be early warning signs of a gynecologic cancer, such as cervic
Sep 27, 2012 2:30pm PDT
in the u.s., latin america, and china. paris offers both a chance to boost their fortunes. >> who would buy a car that was painted like that? anyway, over the ages, we have seen that needed dictatorships, totalitarian systems, nor dictatorships have been able to quell the pursuit of free speech. >> a new exhibit at the german literature archive shows how imprisoned dissidents in countries ranging from germany itself to china have overcome incredible obstacles to get their messages across. >> tiny handwriting, designed to go undetected. messages, cries for help, or the passionate notes from a man to his wife. cut into circles and concealed on the basis of paper cups, the german resistance fighter was able to smuggle his love letters out of prison during the second world war. "my darling," he writes," how often i have squeezed your little picture between my hands and kissed it." the exhibition it conveys an atmosphere of oppression, showing forbidden messages that barely made it out of confinement. the efforts of the prisoners to obey the guard showed tremendous ingenuity including self-made
Sep 18, 2012 12:00pm PDT
will be available in europe and latin america. it's set to launch here in the u.s. next month. the chips will be made by intel. it's the first time intel has been involved in a quickly growing smart phone industry. >>> novato man that died on his home did not seem to be particularly wealthy. he left a stash of gold behind worth $7 million. authorities found so much gold at his house they had to use a wheel borrow to get it out. some of the gold pieces date back to the 1800s. they died of heart problems and had only $200 in his bank. he had no will so the gold will likely go to his cousin his only living relative who is a teach never san rafael. >>> a french court has ordered the photographer to hand over all digital copies of the topless duchess. they published the pictures that were taken during kate middleton's and prince william's vacation at a privateville la in france. this morning's court ruling on the effects the french's publisher. >>> coming up tonight the return of oakland's your black muslim bakery in a ktvu exclusive. what we have learned about the effort to bring back the bu
Sep 1, 2012 12:07am PDT
california and in the valley here, people, especially from latin america, are getting sick in -- working in the fields for hours every day for little pay and no health care. please help them because without them no one could even be vegetarian the sincerely, natalie. >> sometimes desperate for attention but not rebellious. i don't have bad influences and i try hard not to give in to peer pressure but somewhere along the road someone calms long with temptation close to their side and offers me whatever they got, but do i get the power to say no? always sitting blankly at the sky hoping for a miracle to happen, hoping someone will come around to understand. i don't want toys anymore and i don't want it show my baby pictures and if i'm crazy and loud then you're insane and rude and if today is not our day, so be it, there is always tomorrow. thank you. >> ok. the average american dream and dreamer built dreams on shatorde hopes and left off on their own spaceships of life. but the average american laws are in a state of corruption. man is allowed to work -- to go to war and kill other. at a
Sep 30, 2012 3:56pm EDT
was able to come through -- gov. of chile and it is on how latin america was able to come through. we start tonight in we would be happy for any of you who would like to join us on that occasion. yes. >> from argentina, of the frame of what you said about surveillance, i want to ask about the argentina statistics. on monday, there was a lot of expectation that the imf would make a declaration of censure because of the lack of progress in ameliorating of the quality of statistics. but in the end, they gave argentina more. i want to know what you expect. do think they can do incommoded did that do to now? if not, what will happen in december? >> thank you. you know, the quality of our analysis and the credibility that is associated with our work relies on the brain of our analysis and economists and also on the integrity of the data on which they base modeling in calculation and all of it. so i am determined to make sure that we have the right data. and where we have gaps, that we try to fill in gaps bewitches clearly the case in the financial sector where we -- we try to fill in th
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
we will jump- start our economy by expanding trade with latin america, and hispanic businesses will have the most to gain. president obama has not initiated a single new trade agreement with latin america. i will. i will pursue a comprehensive strategy to confront china's unfair trade practices and do that from day one. [applause] the president may think that announcing a new trade lawsuit will distract from his record. american businesses and workers struggling on an uneven playing field know better. if i found it took only to run an ad, i would have done one a long time ago. fourth, we have got to cut the deficit and put america on track to a balanced budget. [applause] i believe it is immoral for us to spend more than we take in and to pass our debts on to our kids. i like to spend some time talking about this issue. as businessmen and businesswomen and as hispanics, you understand the threat his spending poses for our future. many hispanics have sacrificed to help build our country and economy and a brighter future for their children. today those sacrifices are being put at
Sep 26, 2012 1:00pm EDT
the deaths of thousands of young people particularly in latin america. this war -- this problem is transnational organized crime which has decimated thousands of young people and which is one of the most serious global threats of our time. these criminal organizations that operate networks around huge illegal flows not only of drugs but illegal flows of weapons and money, unacceptable human trafficking. this is to earn the income taken from honest citizens where they lived, they use violence. they are trying to control territory and overthrow governments. they are challenging the force of the state. they are taking advantage of the weaknesses for the clear institutional corruption to be able to act with impunity and oppose power. the become entrenched in communities can control everything they can. they take money from honest people and it extort businessmen and farmers and they are involved in crimes like extortion and theft. organized crime is one of the main causes of death, is violence which the united nations has an obligation to fight. it is one of the greatest threats for
Sep 10, 2012 8:30am EDT
, former president jimmy carter talks about u.s./cuba relations at a recent latin america conference. then congressional reporters share their insight on fiscal cliff issues scheduled to take effect early next year. and later, the senate returns from its summer recess at 2 p.m. eastern from legislative business followed at 5 eastern by debate on a roll call vote on a u.s. court nomination for iowa's southern district. >> watch and engage as president obama and republican presidential candidate mitt romney meet next month for three 90-minute debates. the first is wednesday, october 3rd, at the university of denver focusing on domestic policy. followed by the second debate on tuesday, the 16th, at has that university on long island, new york, as the candidates take questions in a town hall-style format. and the candidates meet a final time on monday, october 23nd, at lynn university in florida as -- 22nd. and the vice presidential candidates meet for their one and only debate on thursday, october 11th, at seven tremendous college in danville, kentucky. watch the debates on c-span, c-sp
Sep 24, 2012 4:00am PDT
in on -- on issues surrounding women and girls and also when they were interested in traveling to latin america, which i really wanted to focus on. >> you speak spanish fluently. you, alexis, speak spanish fluently as well. >> yes. >> tell me a little bit about what you saw when you were in honduras, especially among women and children. >> well, we saw a lot of incredible programs that are funded by the u.s. government. like feed the future. and gavi who provided things like immunizations and programs that teach women how to create sustainable communities by learning new methods of farming and growing healthy food for their children. so a lot -- we saw a lot of programs that are doing incredible things that just need to be -- to have continued funding. to be supported. >> so a central part of one's focus has always been building a domestic constituency for foreign aid. so what do you do to take the message of the programs you've seen back at home? >> i think that, you know, the video, the -- the social interaction is a big tool for us these days. being able to -- we also went with claire diaz o
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
over to latin america. samsung second biggest offering. hugely overdescribed. mexico fundamentally to most people seems like a place that's having such a difficult moment. but nevertheless appeals to investors. is that your view, as well? >> it does look a popular choice to the vin tors. at least doing better than some of the other industrial economies and growing at a reasonable pace. and i think the fact the central bank is willing to let the currency appreciate does attract investors into that market. >> is there any sign it's becoming frothy? >> i don't think so. i think there's some room to go. >> give us a sense, where do you think the flows, the bulk of the flows will go between those two regions? >> what we've seen so far, much more of a preference for flows to go into latan. i think the underlying growth story there is perhaps a bit better than in asia. and also i think for most there's much more willingness to allow currencies to appreciate. in asia, what we see is central banks. you because the growth story is weak, even if flows do pick up here, i think they'll be very
Sep 14, 2012 4:00pm EDT
're in the forefront of the economic movement, and in europe or latin america, asia, around the world the central banks are easing up. they realize that we're looking at a worldwide recession. so we think that easing is going to give us some money. >> jeff cox, a lot of money on the sidelines here. that money may very well come into this market going into year end. what are you seeing? >> what i'm seeing, maria, is that qe is now sop as far as the fed goes. this is standard operated procedure going forward, that we're just going to be on this money printing carousel. i've identified four things that can go wrong. numbers one between kind of fall in the same lines. moral hazard. the washington version, you're rewarding bad behavior in washington. they're going to just rely on bernanke to keep printing money and prop up the economy. wall street version is just kind of the same thing where the market just becomes kpleecomple reliant on this money. we also have a problem in loss of confidence. good news and bad news from what the feds said. the good news is the fed's going to be there. the bad news is the
Sep 10, 2012 3:00pm EDT
countries. we're in latin america, we're in london, turkey, we're in china, we're in singapore, japan and other countries as we speak. and then our investment side, we're all over. we're invested in china, in the united states, obviously. some in latin america. anyplace we see an opportunity. >> finally, hank, no doubt you saw or heard about my interview with eliot spitzer, which at the end of the day, ended up to be a lot about you. what's your take? did you get feedback on that? >> yeah. you won. i mean, his waving around a document that happened to be nothing to do with what we're talking about, because what he was waving around, i'm told, was a termination by the federal court. but there was an appeal that overturned that. he didn't tell you about the appeal. >> right. hank, good to have you on the program. >> good to be with you. >> thank you for weighing in on the developments at aig, hank greenberg. over to you. >> we'll head toward the break here. markets still trading a little lower. hello, there, down 27 points now with 20 minutes left in this trading day. we're at or near f
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
'll crack down on nations that don't. we can jump start our economy by expanding trade with latin america. and our nation's 3 million hispanic-owned businesses will have the most to gain. president obama has not initiated a single new trade agreement with latin america. i will. i will also pursue a comprehensive strategy to confront china's unfair trade practices and i'll do that from day one. [ applause ] now, the president may think that announcing new trade lawsuits less than two months before the election will distract from his record. but american businesses and workers struggling in an uneven playing field know better. if i had known that all it took to get him to take action was to run an ad citing his inaction on china's cheating, i would have run one a long time ago. fourth, we have got to cut the deficit and put america on track to a balanced budget. [ applause ] i actually believe it is immoral for us to continue to spend more than we ken a to pass our debts on to our kids. now, i would like to spend some time talking about this issue in particular. as business men and business
Sep 1, 2012 3:45pm EDT
base by half. and really ruled out most of africa and large parts of latin america. >> so, as interest rates of 100% or higher, what are the human cobs sequences -- consequences, making their life better? >> obviously when you're a big these interest rates its becomes difficult to generate net profit. difficult enough just to pay the. so the idea of actually getting out of poverty is slightly out of the window when you're looking at these rates, which is why we see, if you look at the academic research on microfinance, the proponents of microfinance will cite very carefully selected research papers, often that they fended himselfs. and poverty is about to be eradicated. you look at david reutimann, conclusion after ten years of research was the overall impact has been zero. some people win, some people lose. but overall there's been no credible impact on poverty reduction. >> there's a famous report funded by the uk government. it was led by an economist, and she and her team analyzed 2,840 academic papers spanning 35 years of research in microfinance and concluded the impact had not o
Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
down on nations that don't. we can jump start our economy by expanding trade with latin america, and our nation's 3 million hispanic-owned businesses will have the most to gain. president obama has not initiated a single new trade agreement with latin america. i will. i'll also pursue a comprehensive strategy to confront china's unfair trade practices, and i'll do that from day one. the president may think that announcing new trade lawsuits less than two months before the election will distract from his record, but american businesses and workers struggling on an uneven playing field know better. if i knew all it took to get him to take action was to run an ad citing his inaction on china's cheating, i'd have run one a long time ago. fourth, we've got to cut the deficit and put america on track to a balanced budget. i actually believe it's immoral foss to continue to spend more than we take in and to pass our debts on to our kids. i'd like to spend some time talking about this issue in particular. as businessmen and businesswomen and as hispanics, you understand the threat presi
Sep 22, 2012 7:00am PDT
and then all over latin america . this is going to be fascinating . will also look at the clinton eastwood new film . >>marty: he is not talking to each year . >>jan: sauces and movie . >>ysabel: it here is a live look outside . beautiful shots all morning ,, this one from the golden gate bridge . there's not too much traffic out there but certainly a lot of blue skies . >>marty: janu is here with the forecast . >>janu: the first day of fall is more like the first day of summer for san francisco . clear skies and we are expecting mostly sunshine into the afternoon . warm temperatures and clear skies into the evening . fog tracker 4 is showing patchy fog but clearing by noon . widespread sunshine the and it is gradually going to build along the coast . it will slowly push into the overnight hours making its way of the bay as well as parts of the north bay inland valleys . as for temperatures mid-50s in san francisco ,, upper 50s in s jose and oakland . out of the 40's and into the 50s is santa rosa is . 62 degrees through livermore valley furious for the low 60s and half moon bay and into
Sep 19, 2012 1:00pm EDT
and the radical regimes in latin america. iran's ahmadinejad made two trips to latin america this year to visit his fellow tyrants, the castro brothers in cue bark ortega in nick rah ga, correa in ecuador, chavez in venezuela and morales in bolivia. the iranian regime recently launched a spanish television network to reach a larger international audience centered in the western hemisphere. more embassies and cultural centers have opened in bolivia, ecuador, nicaragua, chile and uruguay. in addition to its existing diplomatic missions in cuba, argentina, brazil, mexico and venezuela. according to u.s. intelligence analysts, these diplomatic missions are fronts for iran to carry out its nefarious activities in the region. according to media reports, hezbollah, which is iran's proxy, has established a training base in nicaragua. it is also concerning that the ortega regime in nicaragua does not require any visas for iranian officials to entering the -- to enter the country which can then become the gateway to enter the united states through our southern border. 10 days ago, there were news reports
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